Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking areas. Massive 17th-century Leh Palace, modeled on the Dalai Lama’s former home (Tibet’s Potala Palace), overlooks the old town’s bazaar and mazelike lanes.

Few places in India are at once so traveller-friendly and yet so enchanting and hassle-free as mountain-framed Leh. Dotted with stupas and crumbling mudbrick houses, the Old Town is dominated by a dagger of steep rocky ridge topped by an imposing Tibetan-style palace and fort. Beneath, the bustling bazaar area is draped in a thick veneer of tour agencies, souvenir shops, and tandoori-pizza restaurants, but a web of lanes quickly fans out into a green suburban patchwork of irrigated barley fields. Here, gushing streams and narrow footpaths link traditionally styled Ladakhi homes and hotels that feature flat roofs, sturdy walls, and ornate wooden window frames. Leh’s a place that’s all too easy to fall in love with – but take things very easy on arrival as the altitude requires a few days' acclimatization before you can safely start enjoying the area's gamut of adventure activities.

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Tour, Treks and Rides


    Experience Leh Ladakh – 8D / 7N

    8 Days

    Experience Leh Ladakh to the full. The land of mystical gompas and blue lakes has never failed to mesmerize. With camel rides, sand dunes and some of the highest passes in the world with picturesque landscapes – Leh Ladakh has always…

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      Mystical Leh Ladakh – 7D / 6N

      7 Days

      A week in the mystical cold desert of India – Leh Ladakh. Explore nature weirdest creation 4000mt above the sea level with beautiful lakes, sand dunes and experience nature’s best illusion at Magnetic Hill. A tour of this mystical land…

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        Explore Leh Ladakh – 5N / 6D

        6 Days

        Experience the magic of Leh Ladakh – The Mystique Land with pristine blue Lakes, 4000 mts above sea level nested in the lap of mountains with sand dunes and monasteries. Explore Leh Ladakh with this unique Tour.

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        Manali – Leh Bikers Expedition 2019

        13 Days

        An Adventure Of A Lifetime – A Road, Few Dare To Ride. Are you a Biker Or Adventure seeker who Dares To Cross The Limits. If you are one such being then this expedition is for you. We at Prayag…

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